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Liz Diamond

(Director) Liz is a Resident Director of Yale Repertory Theatre, and serves as Chair of the Directing Department at the Yale School of Drama, where she has taught since 1992. At Yale Rep, her productions have included Marcus Gardley’s Dance of the Holy Ghosts, Richard Nelson’s translation of Strindberg’s Miss Julie; Sunil Kuruvilla’s Fighting Words and Rice Boy; Seamus Heaney’s The Cure at Troy; Paul Schmidt’s translations of Moliere’s School for Wives, and Brecht’s St. Joan of the Stockyards; Suzan-Lori Parks’ The America Play; and Parks’ The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World. A longtime collaborator of Parks, Liz also directed the world premieres of Imperceptible Mutabilities in the Third at BACA Downtown, Betting on the Dust Commander at the Working Theater, and The America Play at the Public Theater in New York. National credits include Lisa Loomer’s Distracted, Octavio Solis’ Gibraltar and Kenneth Cavander’s new translation of Euripides’ The Trojan Women at Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Racine’s Phedre at the American Repertory Theatre; and Of Mice and Men at Arena Stage. Liz is a winner of the OBIE Award and Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Direction, and has won fellowships and grants for her work from the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Asian Cultural Council and the SDC Foundations. She currently serves as Artistic Advisor to the Women’s Project.

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